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Abortion portrayal

Euphoria (television)


Cassie Howard is a white female high school junior who is dating Chris McKay, a Black male college freshman who plays football at a nearby college and attended the same high school as the other characters. The two have been dating since the pilot episode of the show. In episode 6, Cassie suspects that she's pregnant, and in episode 7, she confirms the pregnancy. She and McKay discuss what they're going to do, McKay saying he can't believe Cassie is considering having a baby. In episode 8, Cassie asks her mom and sister and sister for support. They accompany her to an abortion clinic, where she has an abortion.

Keywords: pregnancy decision.

Episodes: The Next Episode, The Trials and Tribulations of Trying to Pee While Depressed, And Salt The Earth Behind You
Release date: August 4, 2019
Time setting: Present (2019)
Geographical setting: US (California)
Abortion legality: Legal
Health outcomes: None
Character age: Teen
Genre: Drama
Network: HBO

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